Obituary of Raymond John Szostak
Raymond John Szostak, 69, of Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania, passed away on September 14, 2019, at his home.
Funeral service will be held at SS. Peter and Paul Church, 13 Hudson Rd. Plains, PA on Thursday, September 19, 2019 at 9:30 a.m. with Reverend John Lambert of SS Peter and Paul Church officiating. Burial will follow at SS Peter and Paul Cemetery, Plains, Pennsylvania. Visitation will be held at Yanaitis Funeral Home Inc., 55 Stark Street, Plains, PA, 18705, on Wednesday, September 18th at 6:00 p.m.- 8:00 p.m.
Raymond was born in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania to Frank Martin Szostak and Mary Magdeline Oko Szostak, on February 2, 1950. He went to high school at Coughlin High School and graduated in 1968. He went on to earn a Bachelor of Science degree in Materials Engineering from Wilkes College. He enjoyed fishing and the outdoors. He was beloved by members of the Miners Mills/Plains Community.
Raymond is survived by his sister, Dr. Maryann Szostak Gromoll of Ocoee, FL, brother-in-law, Kim Walter Gromoll, Niece, Nicole Marie Gromoll, Nephew, Michael Walter Gromoll, sister-in law, Claire Szostak, Nephew, Patrick Szostak, Niece, Kate Szostak, Aunt, Lottie Oko Magda. He is preceded in death by his Mother, Mary Oko Szostak, Father, Frank Martin Szostak, and brother, Ronald Martin Szostak.
Memorial donations may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association 225 N. Michigan Ave. Floor 17, Chicago IL 60601.To send flowers to the family or plant a tree in memory of Raymond Szostak, please visit Tribute Store
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